Community Recreation Center of Apex PRD – Mar 2015

8th Annual 60+ Spelling Bee
Thursday, March 23, 1-3 pm, check-in 12:30 pm
Exercise your mind! Challenge other spelling whizzes in the Spelling Bee for adults age 60+. Arvada Press/Colorado Community Media, PASCO, Brookdale Senior Living Solutions, and Celebrate Aging Colorado sponsor this event. Free, but register by 3/17.

Irish Tales
Wednesday, March 15, 1 pm
Join Michael Thompson as he weaves some Irish tales. Coffee and light refreshments served. Register ($5) by 3/10.

Welcome Meet and Greet
Wednesday, March 1 or April 5, 9:30 am
Enjoy refreshments and discover the diverse opportunities at the Community Recreation Center. The event is free; reserve your space (303) 425-9583. Bring friends!

Bunco Bash
Thursday, March 2 and April 6, 1-3 pm
New and veteran Bunco players are welcome for a fun and easy dice game, with light refreshments and prizes. Register by the Tuesday prior, with payment $4/time.

Zumba Gold
11:30 am-12:15 pm, Wednesdays, ongoing
Exercise to a Latin beat from a chair. You will be surprised what a workout you get. Drop-in fee $3.50 ($4.50 non-res.), or one scan of your SilverSneakers card.

Fencing (Level 1-3)
Tuesday, March 7-28, Level 1: 6-7 pm, Level 2: 7-8 pm, Level 3: 8-9 pm
Learn basic to advanced techniques of this 19th century dueling and sport. Register $42 (non-res. $50) by 3/3.

Denver Indian Pow Wow Trip
Friday, March 24, 9:15 am-3 pm
Venture with us to this annual event celebrating Native American culture. Fee includes transportation, parking, admission, and escort. Register $15 (non-res. $18) by 3/3.

FREE:
Blood Pressure & Blood Sugar Checks, Wednesday, March 1, 9:30-11:30 am
Eye Glass Servicing, Monday, March 13, 9 am-noon
Parkinson’s Care Partners, Friday, March 10, 1:30 pm
Parkinson’s Support Group, Thursday, March 16, 1 pm
Low Vision Support Group, Thursday, March 23, 11 am
Caregiver’s Support Group, Thursday, March 23, 1 pm
BINGO, Friday, March 31, 1 pm

Caregiver’s Support Group
Thursday, March 23, 1-2:15 pm
Taking care of a loved one can be exhausting and overwhelming. You are not alone. Share ideas, resources and learn to take care of yourself. This free group is facilitated by Senior Reach and sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care.

Parkinson’s Care Partners
Friday, March 10, 1:30-2:30 pm
If you care for a person with Parkinson’s come to a safe place to share tools and tips. Homewatch CareGivers sponsor this free group for care providers. Note: during this same time the Community Recreation Center offers a Parkinson’s Fitness class that your loved one could possibly attend, call 303-425-9583 for details and fees.

Computer & Technology Classes
Learn basic to advanced use of the computer in a small class setting. March topics include Windows, More Word, and One-on-One Computer Training. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Spanish Classes
Learning a second language can keep your mind sharp! Beginning to advanced Spanish classes begin the week of March 20. Call (303) 425-9583 for times and fees.

Public Transportation Training
Monday, March 20 & 27, 2:30 pm
Learn how to confidently use public transportation (RTD) to expand your travel options. The first class is a discussion; the 2nd meets at noon for a supervised outing using public transportation. Register in advance, $7 ($9 non-res).

Starting Your Memoir
Friday, March 24, 1-2:30 pm
Get started writing about your life. Learn where to start, how to organize, what to include and how to best express yourself. Register in advance, $7 ($8 non-res.).

Genealogy Beyond the Basics: Googling for Genealogy
Thursday, March 9, 11 am-noon
Find clues on your family history from the census. Register $4 (non-res. $5) by 3/3.

Drop-In Book Club
Wednesday, March 8, 1 pm
Discuss “Neverhome” by Laird Hunt. Drop-in fee $1.

Craft Carousel Gift Shop
Open Monday-Friday, 9:30 am-3:30 pm
Are you looking for the perfect hand-crafted gift? Visit the Gift Shop located in the Community Recreation Center featuring variety of handmade items from over 100 consignors, including scarves, hats, jewelry, aprons, quilts, baby gifts & much more.

Community Recreation Center
6842 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO 80003
(303) 425-9583, FAX (303) 403-2532
Website: www.apexprd.org